Lunch: Nicholas Restaurant

14 Mar

Our family has been coming to this family owned Lebanese restaurant for years. We’ve even enlisted their help for catering in the past. While they have many locations, the original SE Grand location remains my favorite. Evan and I like stopping in for a nutritious (and affordable) lunch, and we often bring out-of-town guests to dinner here, if only to catch their reaction to the giant pieces of freshly baked pita brought out to the table. Regardless of the time of day, I never leave without a piece of baklava wrapped up to-go.

Turkish Coffee

Mint Tea

steeped with cinnamon sticks

Lentil Soup

vegan soup with green lentils, potatoes, rice, onions, basil, cilantro and parsley

Baba Ghannoug

oven roasted eggplant, peeled and ground with tahini, garlic, and lemon juice, garnished with parsley and olive oil, served with fresh-baked pita bread

Lebanese Salad

mesclun salad mix with dandelions, frisse, baby greens, mustard greens, radicchio, arugula, baby spinach, tomatoes, cucumbers, olives and feta cheese

Nicholas Restaurant
318 SE Grand Ave.
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 235–5123
OPEN: Mon–Sat: 11am–9pm
Sun: Noon–9pm

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